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ECE54400 - Digital Communications

Fall 2016

Days/Time: MWF / TBA
Credit Hours: 3

Learning Objective:
To provide an understanding of the fundamentals of digital communication.

Description:
Digital communication systems including spread-spectrum systems; Analog message digitization; Signal space representation of digital signals; Binary and M-ary; signals Comparison of digital communication systems in terms of signal energy and signal bandwidth requirements; Analysis and comparison of principal types of spread-spectrum, multiple-access systems

Topics Covered:
Digital communication systems including spread-spectrum systems; Analog message digitization; Signal space representation of digital signals; Binary and M-ary signals Comparison of digital communication systems in terms of signal energy and signal bandwidth requirements; Analysis and comparison of principal types of spread-spectrum, multiple-access systems

Prerequisites:
Calculus, Fourier and Laplace transforms, Undergraduate Probability with random processes.

Applied/Theory: 10/90

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Web Content:
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Homework:
Approximately one assignment every two weeks.

Projects:
None.

Exams:
Two exams and one comprehensive final exam.

Textbooks:
**UPDATED 7/07/2011** Required-- "Introduction to Digital Communications" by Michael B. Pursley; Prentice Hall, 2005 (ISBN: 0-201-18493-1). Recommended Reference for Backup Material-- "Digital Communications" by John G. Proakis, 4th Ed.; McGraw-Hill, 2001 (ISBN: 0-07-232111-3).

Computer Requirements:
ProEd minimum computer requirements; instructor and TA information, course description and textbook information, homework, announcements, syllabus, course and grading policy, office hours, sample exam solutions, references and materials on reserve in Engineering Library will be posted to the course web site.

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Other Requirements:
None.

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